The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee (2022)

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Queen Elizabeth II, whose platinum jubilee (70th anniversary as monarch) will be celebrated in 2022. Photo credit: GOV.UK

Bradley Stoke will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th anniversary as monarch with events during the 2022 Bradley Stoke Community Festival over the weekend of Friday 3rd June to Sunday 5th June.

The year 2022 is also the 35th anniversary of the first turf cutting in the town, the 30th anniversary of the formation of Bradley Stoke Town Council and the 10th anniversary of the council moving into its purpose-built office at the Jubilee Centre, Savages Wood Road.

The town council is planning a “year-long celebration” to commemorate all these milestones, forming a working group, with the local community involved, “to organise a series of community events and projects, to honour the past, celebrate the present and look forward to the future of our town”.

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Jubilee beacon

On Thursday 2nd June 2022, Platinum Jubilee beacons will be lit in more than 2,000 locations across the UK, the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories. For the first time, the capital cities of Commonwealth countries will also light beacons.

Bradley Stoke beacon lighting ceremony

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Thursday 2nd June 2022, 9.15pm-10.15pm

Bradley Stoke Town Council invites all the residents of Bradley Stoke to celebrate the lighting of the beacon together on Jubilee Green.

The event will be part of a country-wide celebration in which more than 2,000 beacons will be lit in recognition of the Queen’s service, bringing communities across the globe together to pay tribute.

Beacon lighting at 9.45pm.

Jubilee Green
Savages Wood Road
Bradley Stoke
BS32 8HL

Location map: Jubilee Green (Google Maps)

Read more: Council to stage Platinum Jubilee beacon lighting event on Thursday 2nd June


Children’s crafts

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Bradley Stoke Library is hosting a ‘Jolly Jubilee’ craft session, aimed at children aged 4-11 years, from 10.30am to 11.30am on Monday 30th May. Limited spaces are available. To avoid disappointment, book your place by visiting the library or emailing

Community Festival

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Bradley Stoke Community Festival in 2019.

This year’s Bradley Stoke Community Festival has been organised to tie in with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. It takes place from Friday 3rd June to Sunday 5th June. For the full programme of events, visit the Journal’s dedicated Community Festival information page.

Church service

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A church service to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has been organised by the Bradley Stoke churches. It takes place at the Willow Brook Centre, Savages Wood Road BS32 8RF [view location map] between 3pm and 3.30pm on Sunday 5th June.

Street parties

Interested in organising a street party in Bradley Stoke? To implement a road closure, you will need to complete and submit an application form to South Gloucestershire Council allowing at least 8 weeks for the application to be processed.

The council has decided to waive application fee for events connected wit the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

More information: Licensing – road closures for street events (SGC)

Authorised street closures

  • Thu 2nd Jun, 10am-6pm: Campion Drive, from No. 63 to No. 125
  • Thu 2nd Jun, 8am-midnight: Juniper Way, from No. 229 to its closed end
  • Fri 3rd Jun, 6am-11pm: Sherbourne Avenue and The Dell
  • Fri 3rd Jun, 11am-6pm: Wheatfield Drive, from No. 148 to No. 154
  • Sun 5th Jun, 8am-midnight: Pursey Drive, from No. 32 to No. 37
  • Sun 5th Jun, 10am-10pm: The Crunnis, the entire length

Source: The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations (SGC)

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From the archives

Photo of celebratory cake created to mark the 25th anniversary of Bradley Stoke Town Council.
Celebratory cake created to mark the 25th anniversary of Bradley Stoke Town Council in 2017.
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